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Because of Winn-Dixie

Because of Winn-Dixie

Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2001
Awards:
2001
Newbery Award

Soon after India Opal and her father, a preacher, move to a small Florida town, Opal meets an ugly stray mutt in the local grocery store, and names him after it. Opal and Winn Dixie build a unique family from an assortment of town residents for a poignant and very funny novel told from Opal’s point of view.

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